River & Rose Microgreens
So, What Are Microgreens?
Microgreens are vegetables in their early stages of life. They are pretty small (hence why they're called microgreens) and are packed with important nutrients and health benefits. Microgreens are usually harvested within 10-12 days of having the seeds planted.
Health Benefits & Nutrients
Microgreens contain TONS of nutrients, in fact, research shows that they have up to 40% more phytochemical than their full grown versions. Phytochemical is just chemical compounds found in plants that help resist plant viruses, fungi, and bacteria.
Microgreens can help lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels, support gut health, and regulate hormones. Additionally, a few studies are finding that they may be able to help fight cancer per WebMD.
Their nutrient content is concentrated which means that they can contain higher mineral, vitamin, and antioxidant levels. Microgreens contain vitamins C, K, E, A, B, and D. They also have Beta-Caretone, Lutein, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, and Phosphorus.
They also contain healthy fats and proteins which can help add more nutrition and balance to your meals.